NME reports that the Westminster Coroner’s Court has officially revealed that The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan died of drowning due to alcohol intoxication.
As widely reported, Dolores died on January 15 at the age of 46. She was found submerged in the bath in her room at the Park Lane Hilton hotel in London, UK.
The band issued the following statement:
“On January 15th, 2018, we lost our dear friend and bandmate Dolores O’Riordan. Today we continue to come to terms with what happened.
“Our heartfelt condolences go out to Dolores’ children and her family, and our thoughts are with them today.
“Dolores will live on eternally in her music. To see how much of a positive impact she had on people’s lives has been a source of great comfort to us. We’d like to say thank you to all of our fans for the outpouring of messages and their continued support during this difficult time.
“We request, please, for our privacy to be respected at this time.”